28 June 2013

Juhu Beach and ISKCON Juhu

As a coastal city, Mumbai has many beaches along its western coast.. Juhu Beach is one of the famous beaches of Mumbai for its street food(check my post on stalls at Juhu beach here) as well as popular Italian restaurants. On the southern end of Juhu beach are many luxury hotels and apartments. This beach is also popular for watching aircraft as planes from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport usually takeoff directly over the beach towards sea.
Juhu Beach



Juhu Beach
ISKCON devotees chanting at Juhu beach
Very near to Juhu Beach is the ISKCON Juhu. Dedicated to Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai, Sri Sri Radha Rasbihari and Sri Sri Sita Rama Laxman Hanuman, the ISKCON Juhu is set upon four acres of prime land and a stone throw away from Juhu beach. Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari reside over a silver and teawook simhasana on a marble altar.  Opened in 1978, the complex includes a spacious marble temple, a recently renovated auditorium, a huge restaurant and a twin towered seven storey guest house where visitors can stay and participate in the daily spiritual programs of the temple.
ISKCON Juhu

ISKCON Juhu

ISKCON Juhu

Note: Photography not allowed inside the temple...
Linked to Skywatch Friday..

26 comments:

  1. Mumbai beaches are a treat for photography .. beautiful captures :)

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  2. Did you try their buffet in Govinda restaurant? It is excellent!

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  3. Thanks mysay...
    @magiceye: oh really, just came across some chaat counters, might be we missed buffet.. will try next time...

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  4. Great pics! Hope I will be able to visit once.

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  5. Thank you Easwar Sir, Harsha and Indrani...

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  6. Everybody seems to be enjoying themselves.

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  7. Glad you managed to capture the part of Juhu that has no / or very little commercial activity. Just people enjoying themselves. Very nice.

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  8. Thanks Mathur, i too prefer visiting places which are less commercial and where we can enjoy ourselves..

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  9. very nice and lively pictures from the city that never sleeps.

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  10. Very beautiful and cool photos for SWF!

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  11. Lovely and creative photography ~ happy weekend to you ^_^

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  12. Thank you Carol, Happy weekend to you too...

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  13. Superb shots of the beach an d the temple in the night.

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  14. a vibrant beach...looks like an exciting place.

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  15. We have a new restaurant in town called Juhu Beach. Now I understand the reference. Thanks.

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  16. Thank you Rajeshji, Luna.
    Oakland Daily: Wow, thanks to blogging World that we come across so many new things....

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  17. Ladyfi: This part of the beach is still ok, the other part is more commercial....

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  18. Good post. Juhu beach is famous weekend destination in Mumbai, Maharashtra. If you are searching best place for weekends then beach is nice option for you. You will get list of beaches here http://maharashtraplanet.com/beaches-in-maharashtra/

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